Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Halloween Long Ago

At the turn of the last century, All Hallow's Eve parties featured games that were made more for romance than fright. In "the spell of apple paring" participants would peel apples and toss the peels over their shoulders. Whatever letter the peel formed would be the first letter of their future spouse's name. Read more about vintage Halloween customs here. View a gallery of vintage Halloween postcards featuring black cats here.

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